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bazell, nbc news, new york. >>> up next here tonight, the actual research about getting along with the in-laws. >>> veteran new yorkers didn't know what they were looking at last night. a lot of them were worried someone had gone and tarted up the dignified empire state building. it was the first display of a new array of lights at the very top of what is still the grand master of the new york skyline. last night's show was coordinated to an alicia keys song. the owners of the building say they'll use the new led lights to display various light patterns from now on. we'll be watching. >>> one of the most influential figures in american sports has died. marvin miller never played major league baseball, but he changed the game nonetheless. when he took the job as leader of the major league players union in 66, the minimum salary back then was $6,000, and the owners had all the power. by 1982, when he retired, the union was one of the strongest in the u.s. the average player's salary was almost a quarter million dollars. the players had won free agency. he was by any standard a game changer. marv
as that sounds, based on a legal technicality and a strict application of the law, it's true. they really could. in the classic 80s flick back to the future, michael j. fox has the luxury of going back in time of 30 years to be exact. can california governor jerry brown be trying to same feat? using the state code as his delorean. >> the state is the only one that can go back in time like back to the future and reset things. >> reporter: what santa clara mayor talking about? as part of his plan to patch a then $25 billion budget deficit, brown proposed dissolving redevelopment agencies in 2011. now, remember this date. january 10th, 2011. that's when brown unveiled the legislation. ab 1 x 26. sounds futuristic, doesn't it? the state is starting in 2011 redevelople agencies, quote, shall be unauthorized and shall not take certain actions that include the ability to pledge or encumber for any purpose any of its assets or revenues. closed quote. now fast forward six months. the governor signs the bill into law, applying it retroactively to january 1. but here's what happens in between. cities thro
challenging the federal defense of marriage act. the federal law that prevents the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same sex couples, even in states where it's legal for them to get married. >> those who are fighting to keep marriage between a man and a woman in california believes the high court will hear their case. >> this is something that fundamentally belongs to the people and their elected representatives to decide what marriage means and whether we're going to experiment with changing it. >> california has been in an on and off again relationship with gay marriage. it was allowed on valentine's day 2004, soon after that, those who believed marriage should be between a man and a woman filed an appeal, sending gay marriage rights all the way to the supreme court. >> even if they deny in the prop 8 case, that doesn't mean the next day you can do gay marriage in san francisco. what it means is the case has to be returned back to the ninth circuit. the ninth circuit has to return it back to the district court. >> reporter: tom and jeff say they're optimistic. >> for
an announcement monday or later next week. voters passed the law in 2008, banning gay marriage in california, but an appeals court in san francisco ruled that the law is unconstitutional. if the justices decide not to hear the case, same-sex marriages could begin immediately. attorney general harris has some hope the high court will take this case. >> certainly there's a school of thought that that might be in the best interest of the issue, to have it finally resolved before the united states supreme court. but of course the concern there would be whether the united states supreme court would actually make the right decision. >> ms. harris says her office is getting calls wondering how to proceed if the same-sex marriages are legalized again. >>> an unusual hearing today in a federal courtroom in sacramento. at issue, so-called gay conversion therapy. the state's new law banning licensed psychotherapists from practicing it on gay minors was challenged by four counselors and two parents. the parents claim their sons were helped by the therapy, which is intended to make gay people heterosexua
. it is unfortunate, sneezing is not against the law. a little inattentive to his driving, i would say. >> reporter: this morning, the chp identify that had driver as 42-year-old antonio zamora of modesto. caltrans has to come soak up about 30 gallons of diesel fuel that leaked from one of the damaged trucks. the owner says she just wants to get back to business. reporting live in san leandro, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> a surearch is under way for girl considered at risk. cheyenne white walked away from a group home tuesday night. she was last seen near the intersection of international boulevard and 34th avenue. police say she has the mental capacity of a 9 to 12-year-old. anyone with information on this case should call oakland police. >>> one of three men convicted in the now infamous kidnapping of a school bus full of children has been denied. fred woods will be eligible for patrol again in three years. woods convicted for kidnapping those students and their bus driver back in 1976 and then burying them alive in a moving van. those children and the bus driver eventually were able to
making its way up the court system. california voters passed a law in 2008, but two years later a judge in san francisco ruled the law is unconstitutional. if the supreme court decides to hear the case, the justices would hear the case in march or april with a decision expected in june. >>> the house of representatives voted today to allow foreign students getting advanced degrees in science and math from american schools to get green cards. it's a move that got a lot of backing from the tech industry, especially in the silicon valley. and at least in the house, fairly bipartisan support. but it is controversial, even among democrats, because the new plan would eliminate an earlier plan that gave green cards to other groups, including immigrants from africa. >>> well, in the east bay, a former teacher of the year has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for possessing child pornography. 28-year-old alex bersch was ordered to spend five years behind bars and fined $2,000. he was a popular teacher at los madonos school and a coach for a swim team. police found pornographic videos
, and women's rights. they are against islam and don't want islamic law said this protester. we want islamic law. while clashes between pro and anti--morsi protesters in alexandria left at least a dozen wounded, here in cairo one of the largest islamist demonstrations ever was peaceful. meanwhile, in tahrir square several hundred tired morsi opponents tried to keep up their spirits. mohamed sayedi has lived in a tent for nine days and remains defiant. >> we would keep our rights from the president. >> reporter: the opposition promises an indefinite campaign of mass protests and civil disobedience until morsi rescinds his decree. and annuls the draft constitution. these protesters, secular and liberal, have this message for the world. >> we are not going to accept a new dictator ruling us anymore. >> reporter: but tonight in a special ceremony morsi accepted the final draft constitution from the panel that wrote it. every one of them islamist. he declared a national referendum for december 15th. immediately after that opposition leaders said tonight that their struggle would continue, laying
with the law yet again. she was arrested early this morning at a new york city nightclub, charged with assault. police say lohan hit another woman in the face during an argument at the club. the victim did notave to go to the hospital. lohan was booked at a nearby police station. of course, it was just days ago, sunday in fact, when lohan's made-for-tv movie "dick & liz" premiered to mostly bad reviews. >>> all right, let's head back down to the plaza because we want another look at the tree, and dylan as well. she has the rest of your weather channel forecast. good morning once again. >> forget me, it's all about the tree, and there will be tons of people down here to get a view at just that, and the weather is cooperating. you know, the whole eastern half of the country enjoying a lot of sunshine. it's just the west coast that is seeing the rain. so, for all the folks headed down to new york city today, it is looking fantastic. speaking of the west, though, we do have unseasonably cool temperatures. we are in the 40s and 50s along the west coast itself, castro, wyoming, at about 43 degrees r
place to break into. this was the scene a couple of hours ago down the road where law enforcement were searching for clues and evidence to explain what happened here and ultimately catch the people responsible. around 1:40 this morning, a woman who lives in the home called 911 who said the home was broken into and ransacked. when police arrived, they found her husband had been killed. they haven't said who did it or how he died. the wife was taken to the hospital. she was hurt. her injuries are not life threatening. >> of all the people who lived here and i have been here 28 years, this is the only couple i don't know. we're very surprised and shocked and taken aback by this. >> reporter: you will change the way you secure your home? >> i will put my gates up and change things around the home, that's for sure. this is very shocking. no one ever would have suspected this. >> reporter: police have not been able to figure out yet or not telling us if this was a targeted attack or random. they believe there is one suspect. they said it is possible there could be more. murders are so rare i
, riding high, morsy shocked the country, declaring his decisions above the law. leaving parliament and the courts virtually powerless. now his loyalists have pushed through a new constitution in a single day. judges call it illegal. but they have been silenced. it triggered a wave of protests. the anger is also directed to the united states, people say president obama has gone too far to embrace the muslim brotherhood and has been too quick to praise president morsy, only making him bolder to take this controversial power grab. the demonstrators say the new constitution favors the islamic extremists, and allows citizens to become morality police, and doesn't protect women enough. >> they're trying to ruin the country. this eighteen-year-old student says that the area is dominated by the religious zealots. >>. >>> people threw rocks at me, this is not good, i never felt like that before >> since morsy came to power, do you feel more threatened as a woman? >> yes, i feel much more threatened. >> reporter: egyptians fear that morsy is becoming more of a tyrant than hosni mubarak ever
or even at some point later next week. voters passed prop 8 that bans gay marriage, but they ruled the law unconstitutional. same-sex marriages could proceed if they opt not to hear the case. the city and county clerks are calling the attorney general's office to ask for advice on how to prepare in case same-sex marriage legalized again. >> a job in the bay area pays 35 cents an hour and people are lining up to work. the felons are getting a lifeline from nasa. the space agency is taking the concept of rehab to another world. >> inside this old machine shop, felons are reaching for the stars. >> the whole nasa thing is -- wow. you don't even get that at the best technical schools in the prison. >> studying math and science and under the strict supervision of nasa, these inmates are building metal cubes that may some day carry miniature satellites into space. >> do you program this? >> we sit here and they are proud of what they learned. >> i didn't know the name ofs or how to use them. >> richard runs the shop. >> i'm really finicky about the work they do. >> a veteran, the peace keeper mi
makes a ruling on a controversial gun law here in the bay area. >>> also new research shows men with belly fat are more at risk of developing a serious condition. >>> and playing at the pump. a new pilot program involving lottery tickets. back in a moment. >>> no matter how much you love coffee would you pay $7 for a cup of joe? >> starbucks is rolling out a costly blend. this is quadruple what many people pay. if this catches on we may pay moren the future. let's bring you the coffee starbucks calls the premium blend. it costs $6 for the tall and $7 for the grande version. starbucks is testing it in northwest stores. you can buy a half pound bag for $40. >>> google buying. two days after several outlets fell for a false pr release. this merger is for real. google snagging incentive targeting. google also the object of a little bit of teasing today. this add from microsoft makes fun of google saying shoppers would be better served if they use the microsoft engine to find products. microsoft using humor to get in there, as well. we'll see if it works. we'll have the holiday guide
not in the eyes of the law. a 15-year-old san jose boy suspected of being involved in a deadly crime spree will be charged as an adult and could be up for the death penalty. he and another boy robbed four businesses this month and shot to death a man they were trying to car jack and shot at and wounded a police officer. they have not decided whether to put him on death row if convi convicted he is due in court on a long list of charges. including murder, robbery and attempted murder of a police officer. another police officer is on leave tonight after narrowly escaping gunfire the men that shot at still missing. he pulled over a drive when the man inside began shooting. the shot missed the officer and hit a squad car. the officer fired back and the begunman got away. it's unclear at this point if the gunman was shot, but the car he was driving was stolen and found later abandon. >> an active scene on the cal campus. protesters took over the empty eshelman hall late this afternoon, the student newspaper on campus reported that six students were occupying the building to bring awareness to t
-sex marriages again. the supreme court is deciding whether to hear argue s concerning proposition 8. the law was deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge two years ago. the ruling has been on hold ever since as the caseworks through the appeals court. if the supreme court declines to hear the case that means the unconstitutional ruling will stand and same sex will once again be legal in california. san francisco city officials are asking the court for 24 hours notice if the ban on same sex is lifted. if the supreme court agrees to hear the case, the ban on same sex would remain in place until a final ruling. >>> back to our series of storms. drenched and drowned. this is a live picture of a san jose neighborhood soaked by heavy rain and now they are racing to get ready for an even bigger storm around the quarry. >>> after the weather we are dealing with now, the ground is saturated. in a six-however period earlier today we picked up close to two inches of rainfall. that includes loss ail toes and the peninsula. the current problem as temperatures cool off, plenty of fog rolling in to the h
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a constitution that allows for too much islamic law. but in a sense of the way the winds are blowing here, the crowds here are small and somewhat subdued. compare that to across the nile river, in front of cairo university, where tens of thousands of morsi supporters are gathered. they want more islamic law. they want morsi to be a strong president. so egypt can get out of its political deadlock. neither side is backing down. and egypt appears to be at a cross roads. >> richard engel. richard, thank you very much. >>> north korea says it will launch a long range rocket this month. the defiant move set for december 10th through 22nd is likely to heighten already strained tensions with washington and with seoul and it comes just eight months after a failed april attempt was widely condemned as a violation of the u.n. ban against developing its nuclear and missile programs. >>> a huge red ribbon is hanging from the north portico of the white house today to mark world aids day. the annual observance raises awareness about one of the most destructive epidemics in recorded history. it also comm
we not use her last name told us her daughter-in-law bought five tickets for ten dollars, waited until late thursday morning to check the numbers. >> she goes out to the car. says i guess we'll check it. she was looking at it. and she says is that a five or a six? she said i just couldn't see. she said i think it is a six. she came by here, she was shaking so bad, shaking going to the door. >> reporter: at the place the ticket was sold, those that have known the couple since the husband was in boy scouts, say a more deserving couple could not have won. >> probably couldn't have happened to a better guy. >> reporter: the husband and wife who have already shown the ticket to missouri lottery officials have three adult children and a six-year-old, a girl they adopted from china. >> it is wild, crazy to think somebody that comes in here a regular basis possibly won powerball. >> reporter: for much of thursday, the question was do the numbers hold meaning. dearborn is but 35 miles north of kansas city, home to the royals baseball team, and those winning lottery numbers, they match roy
. >> all righty. she is here with her daughter-in-law lynn. let's look at sandy before and bring the new sandy out. >> wow! all right, lynn. take off your blind fold there. >> oh, my god. i love it! >> turn around, sandy. see what she's clapping for. >> oh, my gosh. it's beautiful. i love my hair. >> you obviously did a major makeover here. >> sandy had the problem of she was born blonde, her hair kept going gray and she kept highlighting it. >> look at the difference. >> i put color all over. single process blonde. again, vanessa's haircut adds a soft lift. >> gorge is. i love that dress. >> maggie london. can you show off the back? we wanted to give her a sexy back, too. it's a huge trend. >> sorry about the microphone. >> all the statement jewelry for under $100. if you're looking for great statement jewelry for the holidays. >> now you need a date for new year's eve. what do you think? >> i love it. it's amazing. she looks like princess diana. >> that's sweet. >> let's bring marilyn out. a big round of applause. you're both beautiful, ladies. we've got the five hot hollywood headline
an outstanding reliability record and it's up to law enforcement to investigate thefts. u.p.s. says package theft is extremely rare, so low the company says it doesn't keep statistics. but videos posted online seem to show it still happens. suspected thieves taking everything from adult clothing to a how could they item? a child's bicycle. right off someone's doorstep. >> 'tis the season. we know that, you know, people are ordering packages and they're receiving packages. if they're not going to be home and during the time when they are expecting a parcel that maybe they should reach out to a trusted friend or a neighbor and ask him, would you pick up my parcel for me? >> to avoid theft, many delivery companies offer signature or delivery confirmation services for an additional fee. for kim, it's a lesson learned. >> this was worth about $400. and i just didn't really think about having this delivered to the office. so i just didn't think somebody would steal a package with clothes in it. >> reporter: yeah, police say thieves are generally looking for electronics and not women's clothes. now, som
: what did chuck erickson want with a lawyer? didn't take long to find out. when kathleen and her law partner arrived for their meeting with chuck, he handed them a piece of paper. it was a statement in his own handwriting. >> i looked at it, and my eyes were just racing because i thought oh, my god, he's retelling the story, but now ryan's not the killer. >> things happened much differently than i had previously stated. >> reporter: chuck said he lied, lied about so many things, big and small. but his biggest lie, he said, was the one in which he said ryan was the killer. >> i made up what i said about ryan being on top of the victim. >> reporter: no. in this telling, chuck said it was he, not ryan, who turned the robbery mission into a murder. he who stronglied kent heitholt with the belt while ryan stood by. >> are you saying today that you are the sole murderer of kent heitholt? >> that's correct, yes. >> reporter: it must have been a great day for you, i would think. >> it was but i know how much work it is to undo these things. to me, it was just the first step. >> reporter: and
'd pay off my law school loans, and that would be the first thing. i'd hire like a personal chef and a personal trainer. >> those are both good. >> that would always be there and make me work out. >> the chef thing would be nice. not have to worry about it. >> i love my children, around-the-clock babysitter, someone who is always there. >> services. >> exactly. >> glad we worked this out. might use some of that money for steals and deals, can get a lot of them thanks to the great jill martin. leather totes and waterford crystals. >> can buy all three of those bags. >> up to 85% off exclusively for our viewers, and if you want to be the life of the party at the office, at home, wherever you, are you they'd to know what's going on in the world, and we'll get you some help tonight, keeping you in the know on the hottest headlines from hollywood and beyond with a new go-to resource a lot of people are turning to now called the skim. we'll meet the two young woman who founded it and are running it. >> let's get to the day's top stories with natalie morales at her post at the news desk
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